Border Control

All the news, press releases and reports on the use of biometrics in the Travel & Transportation sector - including land, sea and airside border control, automated fast track systems, boarding gates and baggage handling…

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Vision-Box:Contactless tech can help prevent pathogen spread 31 March 2020

Vision-Box believes that lives can be saved by using seamless, contactless digital identity technology equipped with advanced biometrics.

 

Its touchless clearance functionality used in travel hubs and at border crossings is designed to prevent the transmission and spread of pathogens by limiting, and in many cases, eliminating the need for travelers to physical interact with potentially infected machines, security or airline personnel. 


ACLU challenges DHS on face recognition 19 March 2020

The American Civil Liberties Union and the New York Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit challenging use of face recognition surveillance technology by the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, ICE, and the TSA.


Acuant expands trusted ID platform 27 February 2020

Acuant, a global provider of identity verification solutions, announced today new technology for advanced passive liveness test in Acuant FaceID biometric facial recognition 


Aware's CaptureSuite software deployed at US land border 14 February 2020

Aware, a leading global provider of biometrics software products, solutions and services, today announced that its CaptureSuite solution has been chosen by the CBP for deployment at U.S. land border crossings.


Dermalog develops border system with in-built fever detection 14 February 2020

Dermalog has developed the first biometric border control system with integrated fever detection, identifying potentially infected travelers right at border entrance to contain epidemics.

Features

Waving goodbye to queues with your fingerprint?

Advanced optical biometric devices that read fingerprints at walking speed, as users wave their hands through scanners, promise to resolve speed issues raised by previous biometric authentication methods. But experts caution that it may not be so straightforward.


What is the Apex Air Entry and Exit Re-Engineering project?

A question and answer session designed to answer questions about the Apex Air Entry/Exit Re-Engineering (AEER) project and its integration of biometrics


EAB Contribution to Horizon 2020 consultations

An outline of some key research priorities and objectives are presented as input to the preliminary consultations surrounding the theme of Trustworthy ICT within the Horizon 2020 programme.


Airports: a mirror for future biometrics?

Are humanoid robots the future of border controls? Could the whole experience from getting a passport, buying a ticket, dropping of luggage and being pre-cleared for travel, shopping at and being monitored at the airport and on aircraft to leaving the destination airport be automated by biometrics in user-friendly, secure, acceptable and visible ways?


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